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The Voice of San Diego Podcast

VOSD’s Friday roundup of the past week’s news in brief, featuring interviews with special guests and more.

Sep 30, 2016

On this week’s podcast, we tried to get a sense of the little bit of information that’s come out about the shooting of an unarmed man in El Cajon that’s led to days of protests.

This was before the El Cajon Police Department’s mid-Friday release of video footage of the shooting, after previously releasing only...


Sep 23, 2016

Brandy Zadrozny's Daily Beast story about a rape ring in the Gaslamp Quarter and he shady pickup-artist industry behind it all is shocking.

Zadrozny joins hosts Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts this week to discuss some of the issues the story unearthed. She describes how men have turned picking up women into a...


Sep 16, 2016

In an unruly and bewildering presidential campaign, Reihan Salam sees some clear lessons and takeaways for the Republican Party.

The conservative author and executive editor of National Review joins Scott Lewis this week to give a quick preview of the Politifest keynote talk he's delivering at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept....


Sep 9, 2016

In the carefully crafted messages that surface in the wake of corporate buyouts of craft breweries, several creative explanations for the sales have been floated to appease fretful indie beer fans.

Jacob McKean, founder of San Diego craft brewery and coffee roaster Modern Times, says anyone who says a sale is about...


Sep 2, 2016

Last week, Mayor Kevin Faulconer's office sent out an email saying the mayor would be appearing the next day with leaders of the San Diego Unified School District to launch a “game-changing education initiative.”

The announcement, it turned out, was that the district was launching a Pre-K for All program.

It sounded...